Vegan news

The latest news from Vegan Australia plus vegan and animal rights news from around Australia and the world.

Caring about the environment starts with what you put on your plate


Today is World Environment Day and it's good to see some more acknowledgement in the mainstream media that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gases. This article actually... Read more →

The psychology of meat eaters


New research into how people can claim they love animals but still eat them has found they justify eating meat by saying it is Natural, Necessary, Normal and Nice. Mirra... Read more →

Saddest Slaughterhouse Footage Ever Shows No Blood Or Slaughter


"No matter how much we may talk about kindness, no matter how much we may practice it elsewhere, as long as we demand that living, feeling individuals be harmed and... Read more →

How many chickens are killed every day in Australia?


How many chickens are killed every day in Australia?  Before reading on, try to guess.  Is it 1,000 or 10,000 or even 100,000?  According to the Australian Chicken Meat Federation... Read more →

Special vegan cookbook offer for month of May


Energise your cooking skills with this special offer for two beautiful cookbooks by noted Australian vegan cookbook author Leigh Drew. For the month of May only get both Veganissimo and... Read more →

End government support for the greyhound racing industry!


Media release: End government support for the greyhound racing industry! Shut down the greyhound racing industry! Rehabilitate and rehome greyhounds and other animals currently used by the industry! Vegan Australia... Read more →

Your freedom to eat?


Just because humans have the power to exploit animals doesn't mean it is right. Animals value their own life and body and have an interest in continuing their existence and... Read more →

Research begins into a vegan agricultural system


Vegan Australia has begun research into a vegan agricultural system for Australia. The research will look at how the economy, employment, land use, food security, environment and other areas would... Read more →

Launch of Australia-wide vegan and animal rights events listing


Vegan Australia has launched a comprehensive and up-to-date listing of vegan and animal rights events, including social, educational and advocacy events. Each state of Australia is represented as well as... Read more →

Lucent - the Australian "Earthlings"


Commonly referred to as "the Australian Earthlings", Lucent is a feature-length documentary which explores the darker side of Australia's pig farming industry through a combination of hand-held and hidden camera... Read more →